Laurels

Best Real Estate
Lawyers in
Portland
2020

Why These Real Estate Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Portland Real Estate Lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Alterman Law Group PC

Alterman Law Group PC counsels real estate investors in Portland and throughout its surrounding areas. The firm commonly works with developers and owners of commercial and industrial real estate and provides services including document preparation and lease enforcement. Additionally, the firm's attorneys represent commercial borrowers in matters that require mediation or litigation. Founding attorney Dean Alterman is admitted to practice in Oregon and Washington. He has been named a Top Attorney on Avvo.

805 SW Broadway Ste 470
Portland, OR 97205

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Black Helterline LLP

Black Helterline LLP is a Portland firm that, for over a century, has been providing legal counsel and representation to local clients. Attorneys at the firm have training and experience in international business, intellectual property, taxation, estate, and business law, as well as real estate law. More than 20 attorneys work at the firm,

Portland, OR 97205

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Bowles Fernandez Law

Bowles Fernandez Law is located in Lake Oswego and serves clients throughout the Portland area. Its attorneys take on cases in several areas of practice, including real estate disputes, real property purchases, and short sales. The firm's legal team also handles landlord-tenant issues, including disputes and forcible entry and detainer actions. Owner and attorney John Bowles has more than 18 years of real estate litigation experience. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts throughout Oregon.

5200 Meadows Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

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Buckley Law P.C.

Buckley Law PC is a full-service firm in Lake Oswego that serves clients throughout the greater Portland area. It handles legal matters, including real estate transactions and litigation, on behalf of commercial clients in a broad range of industries. The firm's real estate attorneys commonly provide services such as liens and foreclosures, boundary dispute litigation or mediation, and zoning hearing representation. Buckley Law PC was recognized by Best Lawyers in 2020 as one of the area's Best Law Firms.

5300 Meadows Rd Ste 200
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

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Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue LLP

Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue LLP is a Portland Metro firm that has provided local business and individuals with legal services for upwards of 70 years. The large team of attorneys includes members of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Oregon State Bar. Lawyers at the firm have received recognition in Best Lawyers in America and Oregon Super Lawyers.

Portland, OR 97204

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Greene & Markley, PC

Greene & Markley, PC, which was formed in 1983, is a legal practice in Portland that has been serving clients from the area for over 30 years. Attorneys span a range of areas of expertise, including bankruptcy, creditor representation, taxation, real estate, and appellate law. In the interest of remaining an independent law firm, the practice will sometimes refer clients to other firms.

Portland, OR 97201

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Hillsboro Law Group PC

Hillsboro Law Group PC, formed in Hillsboro in 1989, represents clients from Portland and other nearby cities who are seeking legal services in the areas of personal injury, family, probate, and real estate law. The team consists of eight qualified, trained attorneys, who are available to meet with clients during regular business hours. Usually, they are available to meet for initial consultations with 24-48 hours.

5289 NE Elam Young Pkwy Ste 110
Hillsboro, OR 97124

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Intelekia Law Group LLC

Intelekia Law Group LLC is located in Portland. The firm provides legal services in several practice areas, including real estate and property law. Its legal team assists clients throughout the entire legal process when it comes to real estate matters, including drafting sale agreements, leases, and deeds and property development. The team also handles complex litigation matters such as disputes and foreclosures. Other practice areas include estate planning and business litigation.

920 SW 6th Ave Ste 1200
Portland, OR 97204

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Kell, Alterman & Runstein, LLP

Kell, Alterman & Runstein, LLP is a longtime Portland law firm, having served clients in the area since 1929. Martindale-Hubbell has awarded the practice its "AV Preeminent" rating. Notably, attorneys at Kell, Alterman & Runstein, LLP have been selected as "Best Lawyers" and "Super Lawyers," and some work at prominent community organizations such as the Anti-Defamation League, the Portland State University Foundation, and the American Red Cross.

Portland, OR 97204

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Larkins Vacura Kayser LLP

Founded more than 20 years ago, Larkins Vacura Kayser LLP is a law firm in Portland that provides legal counsel and representation in several areas of practice. The firm handles real estate disputes, including property damage claims, construction defects, misrepresentation, and violations of the Unlawful Trade Practices Act. Other areas of practice include business and commercial litigation, as well as non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. Attorney William L. Larkins is admitted to practice in Oregon and Washington.

121 SW Morrison St Ste 700
Portland, OR 97204

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McKean & Knaupp Attorneys

McKean & Knaupp Attorneys LLC is located in Hillsboro and provides legal services to clients throughout the greater Portland area. The firm's real estate legal team handles transactions and documentation such as purchase agreements, land sale contracts, trust titles, and foreclosures. Additionally, the team provides assistance with homeowner and neighborhood association agreements and bylaws. Other practice areas at McKean & Knaupp Attorneys LLC include guardianships and conservatorships, as well as business law.

101 SW Washington St
Hillsboro, OR 97123

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Michael D. O'Brien & Associates PC

Michael D. O'Brien & Associates PC has been serving Portland Metro clients for over two decades, providing affordable bankruptcy representation and asset protection, and resolving real estate disputes. Michael D. O'Brien, who serves as the firm's Managing Partner, received the Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist designation from the American Board of Certification and has a "10.0 - Superb" rating in Avvo's "Bankruptcy" category.

Portland, OR 97223

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MKB Lawyers

With more than 20 years of experience, McKelvey Kozuma Burke PC provides real estate transaction services to clients in the Portland metropolitan area. The firm employs two attorneys who are also licensed realtors. These attorneys are experienced in facilitating real estate transactions including purchase and sale agreements, promissory notes, and boundary line adjustments. Founding attorney and realtor Lowell McKelvey has been provided an AV-Preeminent peer rating by Martindale Hubbell and is admitted to practice in Oregon and Washington.

3635 SW Hood Ave
Portland, OR 97239

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Parsons Farnell & Grein, LLP

Parsons, Farnell, & Grein LLP provides real estate services to clients in the Portland area. The firm's services include assistance with acquisition structures, documentation of sales transactions, and due diligence investigations. Other areas of practice include tax planning and insurance recovery. Several of the firm's attorneys were selected for inclusion on the 2019 Super Lawyers list and in 2019, partner John Parsons was recognized for lifetime achievement by America's Top 100 Attorneys.

1030 SW Morrison St
Portland, OR 97205

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Portland Legal Services

Joanne Reisman, the founder and principal attorney at Portland Legal Services, has been giving legal counsel to people in the Portland area for over three decades. Legal services are available in English as well as Spanish. Ms. Reisman, a graduate of Lewis and Clark Law School, has handled not just real estate cases but also disputes involving divorce and child custody, bankruptcy, personal injuries, and other matters relating to civil law.

Portland, OR 97204

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Preg O'Donnell & Gillett PLLC

Preg O'Donnell & Gillett is a full-service litigation firm that handles cases in Portland, with additional offices in Seattle and Anchorage. With attorneys licensed to practice throughout these states, as well as in California, Nevada, and Massachusetts, this firm is equipped to handle an expansive list of complex real estate disputes. Its real estate team commonly accepts cases such as lease disputes, timber trespass, HOA disputes, and construction defect claims.

222 SW Columbia St Ste 650
Portland, OR 97201

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Querin Law, LLC

Founded more than 15 years ago, Querin Law LLC is a real estate law firm that serves clients in Portland and throughout its surrounding areas. It provides a variety of legal services to its clients, including general real estate consulting, brokerage case evaluation, and transaction consulting. Additionally, the firm's attorneys and real estate licensees serve as expert witnesses in defense cases and provide litigation services in disputes over contracts or property.

150 SW Harrison St Ste 50
Portland, OR 97201

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Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth PC

Located in Portland, Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth PC is a litigation-focused law firm that serves clients in a variety of legal matters. Of counsel attorney Tania Manners handles real estate litigation and mediation cases. She is dedicated to handling all cases in a timely fashion while achieving the best possible results for her clients. Tania Manners holds memberships in the Multnomah County Bar Association and the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel.

1300 SW 6th Ave Ste 330
Portland, OR 97201

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Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP

Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP, in Portland, is a legal practice helping clients with appellate, business and corporate, and legal malpractice lawsuits. More than 15 attorneys work at the firm, which has been operating locally since 1927. Past clients gush about the lawyers' expertise, creative problem solving, and friendly demeanor.

Portland, OR 97204

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Schmidt & Yee, P.C.

Founded in 1990, Schmidt & Yee PC is a law firm that provides a variety of services to clients in the Portland area. Its legal team offers a comprehensive list of real estate transactional services, including lot line adjustments, for sale by owner transactions, encumbrances on title, and trust deeds. The firm's attorneys also handle mediation and litigation in real estate disputes. Attorneys Michael A. Schmidt and Pamela E. Yee have both received Professionalism Awards from the Washington County Bar Association.

18525 SW Vincent St
Aloha, OR 97078

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Schulte, Anderson, Downes, Aronson & Bittner, P.C.

Founded more than a century ago, Shulte, Anderson, Downes, Aronson, & Bittner PC is a law firm that serves clients in the Portland area. It handles real estate litigation cases, most commonly those stemming from matters such as breach of real estate contracts, promissory note disputes, and quiet title suits. Partner Guy Keating handles most real estate cases on the firm's behalf. He is admitted to practice in Washington and Oregon and is a member of the Oregon State Bar Association.

811 SW Naito Pkwy Ste 500
Portland, OR 97204

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Scott-Hookland LLP

Located in Tigard, Scott Hookland LLP serves clients throughout the greater Portland area. The firm is focused on real estate and construction-related legal counsel and representation. It commonly handles transactional matters, such as acquisitions and title transfers, as well as mediation and litigation in disputes involving issues such as construction or design defects. The firm's attorneys are all licensed in Washington or Oregon, with some admitted to practice in other states including Idaho, Alaska, and North Dakota.

9185 SW Burnham St
Portland, OR 97223

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Slinde Nelson

Slinde Nelson serves clients in Portland and throughout its surrounding areas. Its legal team offers a diverse range of services pertaining to real estate and construction matters, including residential and commercial acquisitions and sales, commercial leasing, and litigation in issues such as landlord-tenant disputes and breach of contract claims. Founding partner Nicholas J. Slinde is admitted to practice in Oregon and Washington. He holds memberships in the Oregon State Bar and the Multnomah Bar Association.

425 NW 10th Ave Ste 200
Portland, OR 97209

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Stewart Sokol & Larkin LLC

Stewart, Sorol, & Larkin LLC is a business and commercial litigation firm that provides real estate matters on behalf of clients in the Portland metropolitan area. Services provided include preparation of real estate documents, property acquisitions and sales, transfers of equitable property interests, and easements. The legal team at Stewart, Sorol, & Larkin LLC aim to simplify the legal process when it comes to real estate transactions, helping its clients to successfully close transactions and win cases that require litigation.

2300 SW 1st Ave Ste 200
Portland, OR 97201

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Stoll Berne

The attorneys at Stoll Berne have been working with Portland Metro area clients for over 35 years. The real estate division consists of Andrew Davis, Jacob Gill, Keith Ketterling, Benjamin Leedy, and David Looking, trained and experienced attorneys who have taken on cases involving joint ventures, condominium associations, homeowners' associations, and commercial real estate acquisitions.

Portland, OR 97204

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The Law Office of Michelle D. Da Rosa

The Law Office of Michelle D. Da Rosa is located in Portland and provides real estate services to clients throughout Oregon. Michelle D. Da Rosa helps her clients navigate complex commercial real estate transactions, including retail, industrial, and office leasing, financing, establishment of commercial and residential condominiums, as well as commercial and residential development projects, mixed-use and master planned communities and subdivisions, resorts, and association law.

205 SE Spokane St Ste 300
Portland, OR 97202

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The Mead Law Firm

The Mead Law Firm PC provides legal counsel and representation to clients throughout the Portland metropolitan area. The firm handles real estate transactions such as contract negotiations and closing documents. Additionally, the Mead Law Firm's experienced legal team handles litigation on behalf of its clients in matters such as property disputes, boundary line disputes, and easements. Martindale-Hubbell awarded this firm with an AV-Preeminent peer rating in 2018. Managing partner George Mead is admitted to practice in Oregon, Washington, and New York.

5285 Meadows Rd Ste 400
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

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Tillson Law P.C.

Located in Sandy, Tillson Law PC provides assistance with real estate transactions to clients throughout the greater Portland area. Its legal team is experienced in providing an array of transactional services, including document preparation, contract negotiations, and easements. Tillson Law PC is a family-owned and operated law firm that provides client-focused service. Its attorneys are each admitted to practice in state and federal courts throughout Oregon. Other services include estate planning and business administration.

39075 Proctor Blvd Ste C
Sandy, OR 97055

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Tonkon Torp LLP

Tonkon Torp LLP has provided representation to Portland Metro area clients since 1974. Since its inception, its team has grown from nine lawyers to more than 80 attorneys, all devoted to business law, real estate law, and related fields. The Tonkon Torp LLP real estate division has the resources and expertise to handle disputes involving leasing, environmental law, land use, construction, and administrative law.

1600 Pioneer Tower 888 SW Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

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Whipple & Duyck, PC

Whipple & Duyck, PC is a civil litigation law firm in Portland that B. Scott Whipple and Daniel L. Duyck founded in 2007. Mr. Whipple, who graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law, is a member of the Oregon State Bar Association, the Multnomah County Bar Association, and the Washington State Bar Association. Mr. Duyck graduated from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College, and he is a member of the Washington State Bar Association as well as the Multnomah County Bar Association. Each of the partners has extensive experience handling real estate suits.

Portland, OR 97201

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Wyse Kadish LLP

Wyse Kaddish LLP is a law firm that serves clients in the Portland area. This firm handles cases in several practice areas, including real estate. Its legal team most commonly helps clients to process real estate transactions, including those involving the buying or selling of commercial, residential, or multi-family properties. They also provide mediation or litigation in complicated matters such as property line disputes, early lease terminations, and hidden defect or damage claims.

900 SW 5th Ave Ste 2000
Portland, OR 97204

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